Letter: A broadcast from the past

To the editor:

Have you ever noticed how sounds around us change with the times?

Perhaps it’s because as we age we have more time to listen.

Not long ago everyone had a radio on 24 hours a day.

Back in the 1930s the radio held center stage in almost every household, much like the TV of today.

Probably the biggest difference was that it wasn’t broadcast 24/7.

The station signed on at 6 a.m. and off at midnight. The news was fifteen minutes long and was broadcast at noon, 6 p.m. and 10 p.m.


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